As a long time trumpet player I have searched the internet thousands of times in search of trumpet cleaning tips. Every musician or instructor will have there own opinions and ideas regarding how one should go about such a task. However, most will agree that cleaning your trumpet is one of the most important things you should do to give it a long and productive life of creating music. Over the years I have used this research to come up with my own method of cleaning my instrument. Cleaning your trumpet will not only prolong its life but also keep it looking shinny and smelling pretty.